That a person very popular comedy that everybody puts in their Tinder bios is returning for one episode! No, not The Office– the other one.
Friends is getting a reunion episode that will be offered solely on WarnerMedia’s upcoming streaming service, HBO Max, when it introduces in May. When the service goes live, it will likewise be the home of all 236 episodes of Friends.
All 6 of the ’90 s comedy’s stars– Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry, and David Schwimmer– will return for this unique. To clarify, this is not the best of a reboot or follow up series; it’s one very uniqueepisode The unique will likewise be unscripted, so anticipate something like a panel conversation with the stars recalling on the show, instead of a 237 th episode.
” Think you might call this the one where they all returned together– we are reuniting with David, Jennifer, Courteney, Matt, Lisa, and Matthew for an HBO Max unique that will be set together with the whole Friends library,” stated Kevin Reilly, primary content officer of HBO Max, in a press release. “I ended up being conscious of Friends when it remained in the very early phases of advancement and after that had the chance to work on the series several years later on and have actually enjoyed seeing it capture on with audiences generation after generation. It use a period when friends– and audiences– congregated in real time and we believe this reunion unique will capture that spirit, joining brand-new and initial fans.”
Friends has actually been a hot product in the streaming wars. The popular comedy, which follows the lives of 6 friends in New york city City, was initially offered on Netflix, howeverleft the platform last month WarnerMedia supposedly paid $425 million over 5 years in order to protect the rights to Friends, which was the second- most streamed show on Netflix (after The Office, naturally). Despite the fact that Friends initially aired on NBC, it will not be offered on NBC’s own streaming service, Pea*. The Office, nevertheless, will be on Pea* when it soft-launches on April 15.